Karen Ann Kennedy′s commitment to wellness and service is at the heart of her life and career. As a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a decorated United States Army veteran, and a longtime Human Resources Director, it is only natural that Karen would launch The Caring Coaching Center, to support others in reaching their health, fitness, and lifestyle goals. As the company′s President, CEO, and ″Coach in Chief,″ Karen provides individual, group, and corporate health and wellness coaching that is flexible, fun, and free of denial. As Karen likes to say: ″Little changes. BIG results!″

Thanks to her studies at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the world′s largest nutrition school, Karen is well versed in the importance of nutrition and healthy living. Karen also has extensive experience in compassionately coaching and counseling others through her work in human resources and volunteer management, having worked in this industry for over 20 years.

Karen shares her knowledge and passion for healthy living as a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Known for her bright smile, boundless energy, and approachability, Karen is an in-demand speaker who has presented training programs for many prestigious organizations and schools in the Philadelphia area, including The National Constitution Center, The Urban League of Philadelphia, Constitution High School, Planned Parenthood of New Jersey, The Penn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, City Year of Greater Philadelphia, and the Upper Darby School District.

Karen is also a decorated veteran of the United States Army, serving her country for eight years including a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm.

Born, raised, and still residing in her beloved hometown of Philadelphia, Karen offers Caring Coaching to clients nationwide.

In addition to coaching, she loves cooking, marathon running and writing her blog, Carrots Don′t Scream When You Boil Them.

Walk The Talk

My favorite martial arts pic

Running the Race

Grappling honors from Gracie Academy

Philly Marathon Medal upon finishing